Travel inspiration for World Coffee Day

By Christopher Hill on Oct 02, 2022 in Asia, Belize, Central America, Costa Rica, Food and Drink, Guatemala, Indonesia, Peru, Regions, South America, Travel Miscellany Ah… coffee! The elixir that many of us rely on to get into our days, is celebrated on October 1 – World Coffee Day. What better reason do you need … Read more

Snorkelling between tectonic plates at Silfra in Iceland’s Thingvellir National Park

By Paul Johnson on Oct 01, 2022 in Adventure Travel, Attractions, Europe, Family Travel, Going Out, Iceland, Leisure Travel, Regions, Specialty Travel, Western Europe Remember those geography lessons at school where you learned about continental drift and the movement of the earth’s crust? Iceland lies along the mid-Atlantic Ridge and exists because of the divergence … Read more

5 top Mediterranean islands to explore

The Mediterranean is surrounded by Europe, Asia, and Africa and is connected to the Atlantic Ocean via the Strait of Gibraltar. The Mediterranean has over 150 islands varying in size. The five largest Mediterranean islands are Crete, Corsica, Cyprus, Sardinia and Sicily. Bigger isn’t necessarily better, some of the smaller island such as Mallorca and … Read more

TOP 8 Music Festivals in Latin America for 2015

Better yet quit altogether), your flights are booked, your bags are packed and a whole world of mountains, beaches, Castillano (a kind of Spanish to you and me) amazing food, fine wines and incredible people awaits you. But what about the music? Any backpacker knows that you can’t go backpacking without music! Well, luckily for … Read more